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Nutanix Blows Away Industry Net Promoter Scores
No matter how disruptive a new technology may be, if the manufacturer doesn’t provide adequate support, the company isn’t going anywhere. Nutanix strives to back our innovative web-scale IT infrastructure with world-class customer support. The efforts have paid off as Nutanix recently received both a NorthFace ScoreBoard Award with a Net Promoter Score that is …...
How Nutanix Interacts with the Management Layer
Web-scale architectures are rapidly making their way into the core of enterprise datacenters. This shift is being driven by Nutanix. One of the keys to web-scale is the idea of a shared-nothing architecture. This means that there can be no single point of failure, no bottlenecks anywhere in the system, and scalability with no fixed … Continued
Understanding Web-Scale Properties
Last week Gartner released an article saying that by 2017, Web-scale IT will be an architectural approach found operating in 50 percent of global enterprises. Gartner Says By 2017 Web-Scale IT Will Be an Architectural Approach Found Operating in 50 Percent of Global Enterprises Web-scale IT is more than just a buzzword, it is the … Continued
Competition is Necessary to Validate Disruption
“Five hundred dollars fully subsidized with a plan! I said that is the most expensive phone in the world and it doesn’t appeal to business customers because it doesn’t have a keyboard, which makes it not a very good email machine”, said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in an interview following the unveiling of the iPhone in … Continued
Four Predictions for 2014
Hi Folks, Welcome to 2014! We’ve started the year with a bang. Your faith has been a big part of this watershed moment in the company’s history. Thank you for your unflinching support. As the new year begins, I’ll take the liberty to make some industry predictions, although I acknowledge how perilous it is to hold … Continued
Chasing Datacenter Efficiency
In recent times a lot has been deliberated on Convergence and Hyperconverged infrastructure topics, but these topics are not new for large-scale web companies. Years ago large-scale web companies started to face pressure from business to deliver better service agility at lower costs. However, Tech Ops and IT departments were always entrenched into complex system … C...
Nutanix: The Big Red Easy Button for Oracle Databases – Part 1
As you may have read in my article New Adventure to Redefine Radically Simple Architecture for Business Critical Apps with Nutanix I’ve started working at Nutanix. My primary role as part of the Solutions and Performance Engineering team is to help develop the platform, solutions reference architectures, and best practices for Business Critical Applications. One o...
NearTheX – Nutanix monitoring app integrated with iBeacon technology
What is iBeacon? It is not iBacon. iBeacon is a technology being heavily showcased at CES right now that delivers indoor positioning capabilities to mobile devices.  Previously, location-awareness in mobile devices has primarily been delivered based on GPS coordinates, but GPS often struggles indoors and is not very accurate (accurate to a city block, not … Continu...
My First Use of 3D Printing: My foray into the world of 3D printing with a Nutanix block as my model.
I work for arguably the hottest infrastructure startup since the dawn of time (or Sun Microsystems, 30 years ago, or whatever), a company called Nutanix.  90% of the Nutanix story I tell customers involves the value of our software: the Nutanix Cassandra ring, the Nutanix Distributed Filesystem, and our ability to scale-out in a linear fashion. Yes we use … Con...